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Damp Squib

It is quite sad that a director like Linguswamy with proven record of making interesting commercial movies has made such a damp squib. "Paiyaa" is a disappointing show, as Linguswamy has restored to cliched script rather than providing something new. The movie looks sleek, thanks to the high technic...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Nowrunning


Nothing entertaining about this Paiyya

Paiyya's biggest minus is Lingusamy's script. It starts out so very promisingly, only to fizzle out with no appreciable sequences in the second half. Logic, rationale and reasoning go for a toss; its all fisticuffs and bashing-up after a point. Watch the movie only for Karthi's screen presence, pret...(more)

Source: Pavithra Srinivasan, Rediff.com


Pacy road show with a few humps on a straight run

Director Lingusamy traverses on an all new road show in Paiyaa and has acquitted himself fairly well. Although romance seems to be the axle in Paiyaa, Lingusamy has skewed away mildly from this and spiced it up with a travel event as a backdrop. Yuvan Shankar Raja is the major backbone of Paiyaa wit...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com


Summer special

The story is not earth-shatteringly new, but what pulls you into the movie is the different spin that Lingusamy gives to the familiar story. Yuvan's songs have been ruling the charts. On the downside, the film does not stay in top gear throughout. But as summer specials go, this is a good one. (more)

Source: Editorial Board, Times Of India


Fast and Furious

Lingusamy is a past master at packaged entertainment. His latest Paiyaa is a road movie laced with mass elements and extraordinary songs picturised in a stunning manner. Fasten your seat belts and enjoy the ride. The songs of Yuvan Shankar Raja scorches just like the desert sun. On the downside the...(more)

Source: MovieBuzz, Sify.com


‘Paiyaa’ – Accelerating Adventure!

Lingusamy has brought out a classy entertainer. Besides this, the music! The greatest strength of the movie! Those who love cars, fights, and of course romance, ‘Paiyaa’ is undeniably an entertainer this summer. Race to watch it in a cinema near you!(more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com

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Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Thuli Thuli Mazhaiyaai” Haricharan, Tanvi Shah
2 “Poongatre Poongatre” Benni Dayal
3 “Adada Mazhaida” Rahul Nambiar, Saindhavi
4 “Suthuthe Suthuthe Bhoomi” Karthik, Sunitha Sarathy
5 “En Kaadhal Solla” Yuvan Shankar Raja, Tanvi Shah